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Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
meteor streaked through the skies of russia earlier this morning. john fowler is here with truly incredible video. >> reporter: absolutely. we have new pictures and new eyewitness videos from russia east of moscow where this spectacular fire ball lit up the sky. some people thought it was nuclear war. likely the best documented meteor ever. many russians have dash board cameras to avoid insurance scams. just after 9:00 a.m. is screamed over a city the size of san jose. >> followed by a flash. first thought it was a fire ball. >> reporter: burning brighter than the winter sun. >> fire ball flew by it was really hard. we even tried to hide. >> reporter: it left a trail of smoke, then powerful sonic booms. [ booming sound ] >> people were injured. >> reporter: facials say shock waves hurt 1200 people. the most ever by a meteor impact and damaged this factory, plus another 3000 buildings. it's estimated 1 million square feet of window glass shattered. the meteor exploded about 100,000 feet up. >> coming into the earth's atmosphere so fast that the atmosphere acts like concrete. and t
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